Isolation for older adults who have dementia and their family caregivers involves more than just loneliness—the literature suggests it’s downright dangerous for their health. Isolation doesn’t just negatively impact physical and mental health, but it also increases the risk that an older adult will be financially exploited or suffer other abuse.
This virtual session will help you determine if you or your loved one are isolated and solutions for becoming more socially engaged. Please join us for this informative event—register today!
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare and is the Founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc. Jennifer has taught gerontology at the college level for nearly 20 years and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University’s Odyssey Certificate on Aging Program. She is also the author of Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One. In addition, Jennifer is frequently featured in national media including ABC, CBS, Univision, Sirius XM, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, and many others.